Heart-Healthy Oils: the Right Amount and the Right Type

For a healthy heart and to lower your risk of some types of cancer, choosing the right oils in the right amounts is key. Christy Brissette, Registered Dietitian at the ELLICSR Kitchen and the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre shows you how much oil to have as part of a healthy diet and reveals the healthiest types of oils and how they can prevent heart disease, heart attacks and stroke.

Summary
– For heart health, make sure you get the right amount and right type of oils.
– The right amount: Choose 2-3 Tablespoons of heart healthy oils each day.
– The right type:
Choose more often: Monounsaturated fats and omega-3s such as olive oil, avocado, sardines, Arctic char, salmon, mackerel, trout, flax seeds, chia seeds and walnuts.

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